Sometimes a person goes out into the wilderness in search of their "true self," or some other answer to a philosophical question prompted by a complete breakdown, existential crisis, or some other disorder or destruction of one's perceived world or self. Sometimes that person is drastically changed by the experience and ends up in a… Continue reading One Crazy Walk-About
I have to admit, getting dressed here in Texas -- especially during the summer -- has been a challenge for me. It's hot and humid ... and no, I don't mean "hot." I mean TEXAS HOT. Yes, yes, folks warned me and I argued that it's also hot and humid in NYC. And it is… Continue reading What’s This? An Outfit Post?!?
I'm a tall woman whose thighs and tush are rather "thick," and that means finding leggings that fit is nearly impossible. I've tried all sorts of leggings, from sportswear specifically designed for "large women" to fashion leggings from places like Lane Bryant, only to be disappointed by the style, quality, and fit. Leggings for "tall"… Continue reading Leggings that Fit … For Real
Two weekends ago, Ed and I spent our Saturday afternoon exploring Historic Downtown Bryan, which has a handful of antique and vintage shops, cute boutiques, and nice restaurants and bars. It's a small town, but the shops -- especially the antique shops -- are pretty impressive and quite nice. Needless to say, I bought another… Continue reading A Navy Blue Day
This past Friday night, Ed and I went to First Friday with a friend in Downtown Bryan. First Friday is a monthly event that showcases live music, art, food, and all sorts of fun in Historic Downtown Bryan. Stores stay open later than usual and many restaurants, bars, and venues host music and other entertainment.… Continue reading A Cold Winter’s Night in Texas
When I packed my clothes last month, I made sure to keep some professional and "fancy" outfits behind just in case we had some last minute holiday plans or in case I had to be on campus immediately. I had no idea what to expect from this move, especially since I read horror stories about PODS… Continue reading The Last Outfit in the Old Place
A few weeks ago my new niece, Little Bean, was baptized and that meant Ed and I had a family function to attend. I wanted to wear something stylish and comfortable, but somewhat sensible because I knew we were going to be in church first. It's no secret that I'm a big girl. I'm 6 foot tall… Continue reading Functional Flapper